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China to grant 1 million metric tons of rice to Sri Lanka

(UTV | COLOMBO) – Sri Lanka will be receiving 1 million metric tons of rice from China as a donation, says Co-Cabinet Spokesperson, Minister Ramesh Pathirana.

The consignment is expected to arrive on the island in March.

China is making the donation to mark the 70th anniversary of the Rubber-Rice Pact signed between the two countries in 1952.

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